One Day in Anchorage, Alaska

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Photo by Jorge Molina In Anchorage for a quick business trip? Break out of the board room and hit the highlights of the state’s largest city—in just one day! The First Six Hours: Morning Breakfast and Activities Start with an Alaska breakfast of reindeer sausage and eggs at our downtown location. Then head to one…

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Five Foods That Alaska is Known For

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Image used under Flickr Creative Commons license from Nicole Klauss. Farm to table, forage to fork—whatever you want to call the movement, Alaskans have been practicing it for centuries. Some of the most pristine land and waterways in the world combined with a relatively isolated spot on the map means that eating local has become…

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Westmark Hotels – Conventions Made Easy

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Most conferences and work gatherings take place in large, busy urban settings with few opportunities for relaxation outside of the hotel or meeting room after a long day of work. But what if we told you your next conference could offer a completely different experience for attendees? What we have in mind is more of…

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Visit the Santa Claus House in North Pole, Alaska

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This photo is used under a Creative Commons license by Zanastardust. He is the subject of many stories; we give gifts in his name and we have all seen countless movies featuring everyone’s favorite red-cheeked do-gooder and his herd of flying reindeer. We even make our children promise to behave or else he will skip…

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What Locals Wear in Alaska: Prepare For Your Trip

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  The locals will tell you that one of the most important things to know before making your journey to the Great North is to be prepared for varied, and possibly inclement, weather in any season. Most concur that the best way to do this is dressing in layers. Taking off outer layers is simple,…

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Plan your Alaska Honeymoon with Westmark Hotels

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Congratulations! You’re engaged and preparing to embark on a lifetime journey with your fiancé. This is one of the most exciting times in a couple’s life, but planning a wedding can often be a daunting task. After walking down the aisle, exchanging vows and cutting the cake, you’re officially married! That’s when it’s time to…

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Alaska’s Walkability Compared to 5 U.S. Cities

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When you arrive at your vacation destination, it can be nice to park the car and explore on foot. Walking is a great way to really get to know the place you are visiting. That’s why it’s important to investigate the walkability of the city you are traveling to. Walkability is a combination of how…

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4 Remote Destinations to Explore in Alaska

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The state of Alaska is enormous, remote, and wild: the perfect combination for adventuresome flying. In fact, some villages can only be accessed by plane or dogsled. Get the most out of your trip to Alaska by logging some inflight hours as part of your itinerary. Here are four possible destinations to chart. Adak Island…

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